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Tailgate door won't close

I was moving a desk yesterday using my minivan. Because the desk is too long so I can't close the tailgate. I put an string on the handle and connected it with the tailgate metal locker. Whe I got home, I found out that I can't close the door any more. It seems that the tailgate handle can't open the latch and the latch is always in locking position. Is there any quick fix? Thanks!

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  • yjlliu Nov 10, 2008

    I didm't use the button. I used the remote to open and close a couple of times, I heard the clik sound of open and close, but nothing happened to the latch, it seems the latch on the door was stucked. Thanks for your help.

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Does this van have a button to open the back door? if it does push just like you are opening it and it should unlock itself

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